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Dingle Bay Charters


Dingle Marina Centre, Dingle, Co.Kerry, Ireland



+353 - (0)66 - 9151344 


+353 - (0)87 6726100


Dingle Bay Charters

Call into us at the yacht marina to see how we can get you on the water ...

Located at the Yacht Marina in Dingle, Co Kerry in the Southwest of Ireland, we provide a wide range of boat trips for visitors to enjoy our beautiful coastline and islands. These include Sea Angling, Dingle Bay and Blasket Island boat tours, Blasket Ferry and Yacht charter.

Dingle - Valentia Island  Ferry

From June to September we offer a ferry service operating between Dingle and Knightstown, Valentia island. The crossing takes about 1 hour.

The ferry can take up to 72 passengers, luggage and bicycles if required. In June the ferry will operate on Saturday only with two return trips per day. In July/August the ferry will operate on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday with two return trips per day.

Dingle - Valentia Island Ferry

Blasket Island Ferry

We operate fast 45 Minute  passenger ferries from Dingle Marina to the Great Blasket Island.

Watch out for Fungie the dolphin at the entrance to Dingle Harbour, then sit back and soak in the scenery as you round Slea Head and approach the Blasket Island. The island evacuated in 1953, was home to many famous Irish writers including Peig Sayers. Walk the 1100 acres of unspoilt largely mountainous terrain, relax on the beautiful beach or explore the abandoned village and the fascinating cultural and literary history of the island.

The ferry departs from Dingle Yacht Marina at 11.00 am and 2.00pm and departs from the Blasket island at 3.00 pm and 6.30 pm.

Eco Tour | Inisvickilaun, Inisnabro, Great Blasket Island

Take a fascinating tour of the most westerly islands in Europe

Enjoy a fascinating 3 hour guided tour of the Blasket islands aboard our two new 70 passenger Eco Tour Boats. Soak in the magnificent scenery of Inisvickilaun (look out for the herd of Red deer), Inisnabro (Cathedral rocks) and the Great Blasket Island. Cruise among the seals, puffins, gannets and other seabirds of the outer islands while keeping watch for whales, dolphins and porpoises. Make sure to bring your camera!

Deep-sea fishing in Dingle Bay

Whether you are a novice fisherman or an experienced angler, you can experience the thrills of deep-sea fishing in Dingle Bay on board our fully licensed and equipped angling boats. Catch includes pollack, mackerel, ling, cod, conger and tope. We offer full, half-day and 2 hour trips. Children welcome. Weekly charters including accommodation and airport pick-up can be arranged.

35’ Beneteau Oceanis yacht

For the experienced skipper why not charter our (6 berth) 35’ Beneteau Oceanis yacht. Dingle Bay is a superb sailing area with many sheltered anchorages, magnificent scenery and interesting islands. An abundance of seals, puffins and other wildlife will be encountered on your cruise around the bay and islands Beneteau Oceanis 351 Clipper The Oceanis 351 Clipper is very fast with taut lines, maximum waterline length and a wide beam ensuring excellent stability. The saloon and galley offer full headroom (1.9m) and plenty of working/stowage space. Two equal sized aft cabins and a generous forward cabin provide ocean-going accommodation.

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Departure Dingle / Valentia

Valentia: 11.00am & 6.00pm

Adult:  €15.00 each way

Child under 12: €7.50 each way

Bicycle: €5.00 each way


Blasket Island Ferry

The Blasket Island Ferry operates from April to September

Departs from Dingle Yacht Marina at 11.00 am and 2.00pm

Departs from the Blasket island at 3.00 pm and 6.30 pm.


Return Trip prices:

Adult €30

Child under 12 €15

Eco Tour Boat Trip

Tours depart from Dingle Yacht Marina at 11.00 am

April to September

Prices: Adult €40 Under 12 years €15

Family (2Adults 2Children<12) €100

Group rates available.

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